- an Italian island in the Mediterranean, between Corsica and Italy: the scene of Napoleon's first exile 1814–15. 94 sq. mi. (243 sq. km).
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Contemporary Examples of elba
Well, Elba has publicly stated that he would love to play the role.Rush Limbaugh’s Fear of a Black James Bond
December 29, 2014
Leaked emails show Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal confessing that the dashing Elba should be 007.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Studio Head Wants Idris Elba For the Next James Bond
December 19, 2014
So, after toiling away for two decades, Elba has finally crossed over from critically acclaimed actor to bona fide tabloid fodder.
The last few days should have served as some measure of validation for us Elba fans.
Elba will be starring as Nelson Mandela in another Weinstein Co. film out in the fall, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.Michael B. Jordan of ‘Fruitvale Station,’ Hollywood’s New Leading Man
July 11, 2013
Historical Examples of elba
It was to recover the lost cable of these expeditions that the Elba was got ready for sea.Heroes of the Telegraph
It is already known that we are in relation with the isle of Elba.Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I
Fleury de Chaboulon.
It was only after the banishment to Elba that he had formed a part of the household.
He was accused of having carried letters to Napoleon, at Elba.The Son of Monte Christo
He had a poor opinion of Elba, which I for one do not share.
- a mountainous island off the W coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean: Napoleon Bonaparte's first place of exile (1814–15). Pop: 30 000 (latest est). Area: 223 sq km (86 sq miles)